Well, okay Epic Fail Brrrr-ownies is more like it!
This is what happens when you 1) try to be thrifty on ingredients and 2) can't resist cutting into warm brownies. The original recipe called for York Peppermint Patties, all chopped up, but they were $5/bag at our grocer. Seriously? RIP OFF! So I went with a no-name "Thin Mint" candy that looked similar on the package. Mistake!
They were gooey and melty, and destroyed my brownies. The peppermint filling oozed out and stuck to the tinfoil, so no matter how I tried to pry up the brownies, bits of shiny foil came along with them. It was pretty much a disaster. Alex was so disappointed.
The recipe sounds great - all chocolatey and minty - but I just didn't have the kitchen mojo. Check out Karen's blog for the details and try them for yourself! But make sure you use all the proper ingredients. Learn from my fail, people!